Which is healthier: fresh or dry dates?

Most fruits have a large percentage of water, but dates contain 70% of water. Different types of dates are available in the market, but the question is which is healthier: fresh or dry dates?

Dry dates have less moisture and thus stay fresh longer while the shelf life of fresh dates is less than 8 to 10 months. Dry dates can last up to 5 years if stored in the refrigerator. So Dry dates have a longer shelf life than fresh dates.

Each 100 grams of dry dates contains 280 calories, while each 100 grams of Fresh dates contain 145 calories. So you can use them fresh to lose weight and you can add calories if you are trying to gain weight with dry dates. So the type of date consumption depends on the individual’s needs.

Both types of dates have almost the same nutrients. Kurma Supplier Malaysia contains iron, vitamin A (good for eye health), potassium (good for the heart) and magnesium.  It fights diabetes, blood pressure and depression.

Dates are rich in carbohydrates, including sucrose, fructose and glucose. Athletes consume dates to get energy before every competition.

Dry and fresh dates are full of energy, after all.